Medical Billing and Coding2019-11-15T17:41:12+00:00

Medical Billing and Coding

  • Medical billing photo illustration

This course is designed to educate the health care team member with the mechanics of submission of electronic/paper insurance claim forms and current industry coding for medical office treatments and procedures. Content covered is ICD 10, HCPCS, and Medical Coding.

Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in Medical Terminology and/or Anatomy & Physiology.
Graduates from this program are very much in demand.
Successful completers of the Medical Coding Certificate Program will be prepared to take the CPC Certification Exam.

6 Credit Hour course, textbooks are included in the course cost.

You Will Learn

  • To work as a member of a health care team within scope of practice

  • Perform within legal and ethical boundaries

  • Recognize patient’s rights and the legal implications of working in health care

  • Recognize professional credentialing criteria

  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal/state health care legislation and regulations

  • To document appropriately and to respond to issues of confidentiality

  • Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance

  • An overview of ICD-10-CM

  • ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines

Careers

  • Hospitals

  • Physician offices

  • Long-term care

  • Nursing homes

  • Home health care

Information

  • Spring 2020 Schedule

  • Summer 2020 Schedule

Faculty

Kansas Department of Commerce logoThe Kansas Department of Commerce has awarded Salina Area Technical College a $210,000 grant to help with the start-up costs of the college’s planned Associate Degree in Nursing program.

The grant was through the Department’s Jobs and Innovative Industry Skills Training (JIIST) program.

The planned Associate Degree in Nursing program will be the second nursing program Salina Tech has started in recent years. The college’s first Practical Nursing class began in August of 2018. The Practical Nursing program can be completed in nine months, while the ADN program spans two years (not including prerequisite classes).

The Associate Degree in Nursing program was approved by the Kansas Board of Regents and the Kansas State Board of Nursing this past September, and is awaiting approval from the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission.

The first ADN class is expected to start in August of 2019.

Read more at KSAL.com

Scholarships

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